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Greece reacts with protests to a visit from Germany's Merkel

Oct 9, 2012
What are Greeks thinking about after a visit from Germany's Chancellor Merkel? Anger, frustration -- and some merriment.
Posted In: Greece, Angela Merkel, Whats up Europe

Mass protests in Greece welcome Angela Merkel

Oct 9, 2012
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is in Greece today for her first visit since the European debt crisis began. Greeks aren't laying out the welcome mat though, as masses come out to protest against German-led austerity.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, Greece, Germany, Angela Merkel

Who says Greece needs to stay in the eurozone?

Oct 1, 2012
As the Greek government prepares to unveil its 2013 budget, some argue it's time to let Greece go from the eurozone.
Posted In: Greece, Europe debt crisis

What’s up, Europe? Mass protests in Greece and Spain

Sep 26, 2012
Markets are shaken by the mass protests against austerity measures in Greece and Spain. Investors are questioning their earlier optimism over the prospects of recovery in Europe.
Posted In: spain, Greece, Europe debt crisis, Whats up Europe

Greeks take part in nationwide strike

Sep 26, 2012
Greece has been shut down today because of a huge nationwide strike. Fifty thousand people took to the streets of Athens and police fired tear gas after violence broke out near the parliament. The issue, of course, is austerity: The very unpopular budget cuts going on as part of the solution to the debt crisis.
Posted In: Greece, protest, austerity

ECB plan may increase risk of Greek eurozone exit

Sep 7, 2012
The plan to buy up bonds from troubled Eurozone economies creates a firewall for nations like Greece and Italy -- expelling Greece may now be less risky.
Posted In: Greece, Greek debt, Europe debt crisis, Grexit

The inspectors call... on Greece

Sep 5, 2012
Inspectors from the troika of the European Commission, European Central Bank and International Monetary Fund are checking up on Greece’s austerity measures.
Posted In: Greece, greek bailout

German and French finance ministers meet

Aug 27, 2012
Marketplace's Stephen Beard says September is going to hold some big questions. Will the European Central Bank put together its rescue plan? Will Greece get its next chunk of money to allow it to stay in the euro?
Posted In: euro, Germany, Greece

BHP Billiton profits fall, Greece still under pressure

Aug 22, 2012
Shares of BHP Billiton are down this morning, after the mining giant saw profits fall for the first time in three years.
Posted In: copper, Europe, Greece

No vacation from euro debt crisis in Greece

Aug 20, 2012
It's vacation time across Europe, but it's not all sunshine for Greeks. The debt-laden nation has fallen behind in implementing reforms and austerity measures.
Posted In: Greece, Greek debt

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